April 11, 2017
For Immediate Release
Contact: Jim Dixon
907-479-4306
Four teams receive first-place votes
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SHENANDOAH TOPS NCBWA
D3BASEBALL.COM DIVISION III POLL

DALLAS (NCBWA) The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association continues its tradition of NCAA polls with the NCBWA/D3baseball.com Division III Poll. Weekly polls continue through the NCAA Division III Championship.

The D3baseball.com Top 25 is voted on by a panel of 25 coaches, Sports Information Directors and media members from across the country, and is published weekly.

Rk. School [1st place] Location Record Pts. Pvs.
1. Shenandoah [15] Winchester, Va. 24-2 606 1
2. Birmingham-Southern [4] Birmingham, Ala. 27-5 593 3
3. UW-Whitewater [4] Whitewater, Wis. 16-2 571 4
4. LaGrange [2] LaGrange, Ga. 31-4 560 2
5. Texas-Tyler Tyler, Texas 28-5 509 5
6. Cortland Cortland, N.Y. 22-5 504 6
7. Tufts Medford, Mass. 15-2 449 8
8. Wooster Wooster, Ohio 16-4 431 7
9. Centenary Shreveport, La. 26-6 351 10
10. Johns Hopkins Baltimore, Md. 19-6 344 13
11. Alvernia Reading, Pa. 20-4-1 319 11
12. Cal Lutheran Thousand Oaks, Calif. 21-6 306 19
13. Randolph-Macon Ashland, Va. 20-7 297 16
14. Oswego State Oswego, N.Y. 14-6 280 9
15. Texas-Dallas Richardson, Texas 22-7 257 12
16. Washington U. St. Louis, Mo. 16-5 241 18
17. Washington & Jefferson Washington, Pa. 15-3 185 21
18. Salisbury Salisbury, Md. 23-7 178 22
19. TCNJ Ewing, N.J. 14-6 175 17
20. Denison Granville, Ohio 18-3 124 -
21. St. Joseph's Standish, Maine 17-2 111 -
22. La Roche Pittsburgh, Pa. 19-6 105 -
23. Otterbein Westerville, Ohio 18-6 101 20
24. Augustana Rock Island, Ill. 18-6 96 14
25. St. John Fisher Pittsford, N.Y. 15-6 70 -
Also receiving votes: La Roche 52, St. John Fisher 50, Denison 43, Washington and Lee 36, St. Joseph's (Maine) 34, Pacific Lutheran 34, Kean 31, Salve Regina 26, Occidental 26, Catholic 17, Mount Union 16 Adrian 16, Roanoke 13, Eastern Connecticut State 10, St. Scholastica 10, DePauw 9, Keystone 8, Concordia-Chicago 6, Webster 6, Southern Maine 5, Widener 5, Rowan 3, Texas Lutheran 3, Clark 2, Willamette 2, Marietta 1, UMass-Boston 1, Wesleyan (Conn.) 1.
Dropped out: No. 17 Pacific Lutheran; No. 21 Roanoke; No. 24 St, John Fisher; and No. 25 Kean.

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2017 NCBWA Division III Polls (No. 1 Team):
Preseason (Cortland)
Feb. 28 (Emory)
March 7 (Emory)
March 14 (Emory)
March 21 (Shenandoah)
March 28 (Shenandoah)
April 4 (Shenandoah)
April 11 (Shenandoah)
April 18 (Shenandoah)
April 25 (Shenandoah)
May 2 (LaGrange)
May 9 (LaGrange)
May 16 (LaGrange)
Final (Cal Lutheran)